iraqi ghost militias
Tags: hashd al-shaabi (PMF), articles
As of April 17th, 2020, 3 new unknown militia groups have appeared:
- Usbat Al-Thaereen
- Ashab Al-Kahf
- Qabdat Al-Hoda
The establishment of Usbat al-Thaereen, as it claimed responsibility for the latest attacks on U.S. bases, will heighten tensions between Washington and Tehran.
- By Sunday evening, a video emerged online from a group called “Usbat al-Tha’ireen” (The League of Revolutionaries), claiming that their members conducted both recent attacks on Camp Taji
First released statement on March 18th
Very similar to kataib hezbollah (kh), harakat hezbollah al-nujaba and kataib sayyid al-shuhada
Unknown if new or existing PMF members and within which framework
Perhaps a new missle unit?
Mystery shrouding to prevent being targeted?
After the killing of Soleimani, Ali Shamkhani, secretary-general of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, said: “We will establish a new armed group of more than 2,000 people in the region. The main function of this group of mujahideen is to remove U.S. forces from the region."
Nov 13, 2022
- American english teacher, possibly missionary was assassinated Nov 8th
- Possibly a missionary, but definitely conducted by asa’ib ahl al-haqq (aah) or kataib hezbollah (kh)